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An in-depth look at the latest trends impacting the world of data centers and cloud computing.
Wall Street continues to pour money into the data center sector. Goldman Sachs is investing $500 million to create Global Compute Infrastructure LP, a new data center development platform led by former executives of Digital Realty.
Microsoft Azure Space will feature satellite broadband from SpaceX Starlink and SES, which will support the Azure Modular Data Center (MDC) to create satellite-connected edge data centers.
Microsoft is working on new storage technologies to house massive amounts of data in DNA and holograms. These storage technologies could disrupt how data centers are designed and operate.
More than 6 months into COVID-19 pandemic, data center demand is bifurcated, with robust buying by hyperscale operators and cloud platforms, and a slowdown in spending by many enterprise users.
Plans are underway for a $360 million data center project in the heart of Data Center Alley in Ashburn, Virginia, situated at the most connected point on the Internet.
Microsoft continues to expand its global data center infrastructure, buying land to add massive amounts of server capacity in key North American cloud hubs in Iowa, Northern Virginia and Phoenix.
Data center developers continue to deploy more capacity, as the digital economy races to keep pace with demand for more capacity due to pandemic-driven societal shifts. Here’s a roundup of this week’s development and finance news.
Data centers require lots of power, and users need to understand local utilities and their capacity and reliability. That’s why knowing the grid is crucial in data center site selection.
Data centers have provided an economic cushion for hard-hit county budgets in areas with clusters of cloud computing campuses. Data centers have been in growth mode, providing a bright spot as the pandemic has depressed revenues for state and county governments.